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Education

Aug 2011May 2015

Bachelor of Science

Longwood University
  • Psychology Major GPA : 3.630; Cumulative GPA: 3.542
  • Expected Graduation: May, 2015
  • Dean’s List Recipient
  • President’s List Recipient
  • Member of Psi Chi – National Psychology Honors Society
  • Member of Alpha Lambda Delta – Freshman Honors Society
  • Member of Delta Zeta Sorority 
  • Classes in Cognitive Theories, Social, Child Development, Human Growth and Development, Abnormal Behavior, Quantitative, Communication Disorders and Research Methods
  • Proficient in analyzing and interpreting data from IBM SPSS
  • Experience with children with Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder and Autism.
Aug 2007Jun 2011

High School Diploma

Atlee High School
  • Senior Class Historian 
  • Member of Student Government Association 

Work experience

Jun 2014Aug 2014

Therapeutic Recreation Aide

Hanover County Parks and Recreation
  • Worked one on one with children ( Grades K-5) with disabilities; Schizophrenia, Non-verbal double Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Selective Mutism, as well as severely developmentally delayed in the summer recreation program 
  • Worked with program staff, parents, and teachers to gain a complete understanding of the abilities and disabilities of the special needs children 
  • Maintained accurate records as needed 
  • CPR certified 
Jun 2011Jun 2013

Recreation Aide

Hanover County Parks and Recreation
  • Led programs, activities and special events for 120 children.
  • Assisted with the planning and implementation of summer programs.
  • Assisted with the inventory control, management and care of supplies and equipment.
May 2009Aug 2013

Hostess

Chilis Bar & Grill
  • Greeted guests and cleared tables
  • Responsible for training new employee

Volunteer Experience

Delta Zeta Philanthropy Chairperson

  • National recognition for "Dramatic Increase in Service Members Hours"
  • Raised over $2,000.00 for Childhood Autism Research by organizing 5K
  • Raised over $800.00 for Speech and Hearing Research 
  • Planned/organized first ever Hot Dog Eating Contest for Starkey Hearing Foundation
  • Raised the average members’ service hours from 6 to 24 hours in 12 months
  • Adopted a Highway for Epsilon Tau Chapter

Hanover County Parks and Recreation 

  • Leadership-In-Training program (over 400 hours)
  • Accepted into prestigious program after recommendations and interviews.

Research Assistant Data Code

Analyzed Student Handbooks from Colleges all over the country to asses the policy on suicide.

Farmville Area Bus Transportation-After Dark Program

Designed detailed plan for the implement of a Farmville Area Bus Transportation- After Dark Program SafeRide Program.

IBM SPSS Handbook

Analyzed description of the necessary steps for completion of skills thru IBM SPSS.

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